METAR Information for KCKL in Centreville, AL, United States

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Registered Location

Latitude: 32° 54' 0" N (deg min sec), 32.9000° (decimal), 3254.00N (LORAN)
Longitude: 87° 15' 0" W (deg min sec), -87.2500° (decimal), 08715.00W (LORAN)
Elevation: 140 metres (459 feet) -- validated against 142 metres (465 feet) from NED Contiguous U. S. 1/3E arc second elevation data
Location: Centreville, AL, United States
County: Bibb, AL
Forecast Office: Birmingham (BMX)
Observing program(s): WXSVC

If the displayed location (or elevation) of the weather observing location is incorrect, please drag the marker to the right location (or click in the right location), and then send the updated information. Please note that we are trying to spot either the Stevenson Screen (or equivalent) or the location where the barometric readings are taken.

The location information for this site was gathered from 8 data sources. The source which most closely matches the consensus is chosen. Many of these sources only report the location to the nearest minute (or hundredth of degree). This can lead to the marker being placed noticeably incorrectly. Please see Discussion of Location Errors for more information. Show location history.

SourceLatitudeLongitudeElevationPlaceMilesMap
NSD32.90-87.25140Centreville, AL, United States [KCKL]0.0Center 
Mesowest32.90-87.25139Centreville, AL [KCKL]0.0CenterInclude
FMI32.90-87.25140Centreville [KCKL]0.0CenterInclude
NCEP32.90-87.25140Centreville/bibb Co, AL [KCKL]0.0CenterInclude
METARTable32.90-87.25140Centreville/bibb, AL, United States [KCKL]0.0CenterInclude
ISH32.90-87.25140Centreville, AL, United States Of America [KCKL]0.0CenterInclude
ISH32.90-87.25138Nws Meteorological Obsy, AL, United States Of America [KCKL]0.0CenterInclude
MSI32.91-87.25140CENTREVILLE/BIBB, AL, United States of America [KCKL]0.7CenterInclude
RAP stations32.88-87.25140Centreville Wsm, US [KCKL]1.2CenterInclude

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Neighboring Stations

This is a list of stations that are close to this station.

You can also subscribe to an RSS feed to tell you when new stations come online in this area. Choose either within 100 miles or 250 miles . For stations covered by your Forecast Office: Birmingham (BMX) .

SiteDistanceLocation
K0A80.0 milesSouth Centreville Bibb County Airport, AL, United States of America (lat 32.9000°, long -87.2500°, altitude 140 metres)
NS1346.1 milesNortheast Cenvil, AL, United States Of America (lat 32.9569°, long -87.1708°, altitude 110 metres)
SM4O313.4 milesNortheast West Blockton AL US (lat 33.0661°, long -87.1316°, altitude 139 metres)
LYGO315.1 milesNorth Tuscaloosa AL US (lat 33.1100°, long -87.3200°, altitude 261 metres)
LYGO415.1 milesNorth Tuscaloosa AL US (lat 33.1100°, long -87.3200°, altitude 261 metres)
XHZ9116.5 milesNortheast West Blocton AL US (lat 33.1151°, long -87.1261°, altitude 179 metres)
KL4423.2 milesWest Moundville, AL, United States of America (lat 32.9682°, long -87.6406°, altitude 49 metres)
FW655025.3 milesNorthwest Tuscaloosa, AL, US (lat 33.1993°, long -87.5023°, altitude 82 metres) (data present)
KA0828.1 milesSouth Vaiden Fld AP, Marion, AL, United States of America (lat 32.5105°, long -87.3848°, altitude 68 metres)
K7A028.3 milesSouthwest Greensboro Muni, AL, United States of America (lat 32.6815°, long -87.6621°, altitude 54 metres)

Location Formats

The location is shown in three different formats. Each of these is used in some software, and is shown on some websites.

Degrees Minutes Seconds: VWS/VWSAPRS, WeatherLink 5.5, WeatherLink (5.2-5.4), WeatherView (Linux)

Decimal degrees: FreeWX, WeatherView32 (PC application)

LORAN: WeatherDisplay, WUHU, Henriksen WServer

Resources

CWOP Home: This describes the whole CWOP program and has a large amount of useful information.

CWOP Siting Guide (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.

Another CWOP Guide (PDF): This is another guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.

Urban Siting and Operations (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station in an urban environment.

APRS WX Message format: This describes the actual format of the messages transmitted that carry WX information.

WXQC Mailing List: This is a mailing list where data quality issues are discussed. Assistance with software configuration can often be found here.

Topo Map Reading Guide: How to read USGS topographic maps, with a good section on reading contours.

Geographically nearby web pages: Use Geourl to find web pages that deal with locations geographically close to this site.


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